Posts Tagged ‘residential’

Shady Jay Finds His Sunshine

Sep 8th, 2021

Jordan ‘Shady Jay’ Jernigan’s life shifted in 2006. The then 15-year-old Arkansas native was at a crossroads after discovering his parents’ descent into substance abuse. His sole option was to run, and he was good at that. “I used to ride bikes around Conway and never be home,” Jernigan says. “I’d get home from school, […]

The Backyard Business—It Runs in the Family

Sep 1st, 2021

JR Auto Style runs in owner Jorge Rivera’s family, just not in the traditional sense. The Mount Airy, N.C., entity wasn’t passed down or purchased. It’s a three-year operation with backyard beginnings that dawned in his sister’s backyard. “I dreamed of having my own shop,” Jorge says. “I’ve always been into cars, so I like […]

July Construction Recedes Two Percent Overall but Building Numbers Grow

Aug 22nd, 2013

According to the latest construction starts numbers, released by McGraw Hill Construction, new construction starts in July decreased 2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $479.1 billion, according to the report. Nonresidential building strengthened in July, regaining some of the upward momentum that began to take hold in April and May, while residential […]

Construction Forecast Shows Bright Spots

Oct 25th, 2012

With 44 consecutive months below 800,000 starts, the window film industry, along with the entire construction industry, has been waiting patiently for that number to rise. “It finally just went above 800,000 last week and I don’t know if I should open the champagne or not,” said Chip Case, professor of economics emeritus at Wellesley […]

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